About

HippocraTeas

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HELPING THE BEES

We are dedicated to helping the bees and pollinators. To do that we only use 100% organic ingredients free of bee harming pesticides.
 
Ultimately we're all connected; if one of us is unwell we are all unwell. The bees are just one indication of the present imbalanced state of our dear planet.  That's why we promote a zero pesticide policy and donate 5% of our profits to organizations helping the bees and pollinators. 
 
Pesticides harm bees and pollinators.
 Without the magical pollinators we are at risk of losing the food supply as we know it. That includes tea and herbs. Read all about it in The Green Handbook!
Find out what's behind the bee crisis: http://panna.org/bees. 

HAND CRAFTED RECIPES

Hippocrateas creates small batch, hand crafted

organic herbal infusions designed to restore,

nourish, and protect. All of our herbal recipes are unique and designed in house, and not found anywhere else.

We also now provide organic fair trade certified 

traditional teas, many with special herbal notes added. 

Our teas are 100% organic, free of GMOs and never with any sugar added or anything artificial, just 100% goodness.

ZERO PESTICIDES

Our ingredients are all select pure organic nonGMO.

TOGETHER

We collaborate with like-minded people and organizations who have    your's, your's family and the earth's best interest at heart.

Help us reach our goal to get our first tea truck so we can provide free hot tea to the homeless in Chicago.

5% to Save the Bees

5% of all our proceeds go to protecting people and animals, which includes resolving the bee crisis and reducing exposure to carcinogens, pesticides, fertilizers, and health damaging toxins.

WITH THE EARTH IN MIND

Our teas are created with you health and the wellness of our planet in mind.

You and Nature

Nature can change your life. Hippocrateas brings nature to you in a most nourishing way, through herbal tea infusions.

MOST SUSTAINABLE

We are the most sustainable tea company anywhere. 

All our teas, wrapping and packaging is biodegradable, compostable, and nontoxic. 

HEALING

Our teas are bursting with benefits.

EXCLUSIVE RECIPES

Our recipes are designed in house-- unique, original, and not available anywhere else.

WHY CHOOSE US?

PASSION

We are passionate about wholistic organic nutrition and herbal medicine. We've been committed to organics since 1990!

Small Business with a Purpose

We are a small business with a purpose to help humanity and the planet as a whole. Every cup you drink helps us help everyone. Thank you.

  PACKAGING

Packaging matters. That's why our teas are provided in glass mason jars that are reusable and collectible. We don't use any toxic materials in any step of our processing. Our labels are designed with recycled kraft paper and nontoxic glue. We've actually moved away from labeling the jars to save even more paper,

so just the lids will have the label. 

 

And if you wish to have your tea in tea bags we only use unbleached biodegradable tea bags free of glue, adhesives and plastic! Our teabags may not be fancy like some of the nylon ones you'll find by other commercial tea brands, but we care more about doing right by the environment than looking fancy. We keep it simple and natural, good for you good for bees!  To us, if it doesn't biodegrade and isn't compostable we won't use it.  To us, every step matters; we don't overlook even the basics. We are committed to your health as well as the health of all creatures on this planet. 

  SOURCING

We are dedicated to providing you and your family with teas and herbal infusions (tisanes) created from the best ingredients available.  To us the best cannot be compromised, and the farming methods and entire process must be sustainable, organic and free of pesticides. 
Until we have  our own local organic farm,

we will continue to use only plants from farms

and growers we trust.  

Say NO to Pesticides means saying no to GMOs. 

Learn more about Mountain

Rose: www.mountainroseherbs.com

GIVING BACK

Through the enjoyment of our teas, Hippocrateas strives to raise awareness concerning urgent environmental matters that affect our health. In a myriad of ways what you eat + drink can help make a difference to your and your family’s health. We donate 5% of our profits to protect people and planet from disease causing substances.

Through protecting the planet, we protect ourselves. 

 

Organizations we support include:

  • Gilda's Club of Chicago, The Rachel Carson Council

  • The Pesticide Action Network, The V Foundation

  • Organic Consumers Association

  • Natural Resources Defense Council, The Sierra Club

  • www.savehoneybees.org

organic tea, chicago tea, herbal tea
100% Goodness
 

WHO WAS HIPPOCRATES?

 

Regarded throughout the world as the Father of Medicine, Hippocrates is perhaps best known for believing in the power of nutrition to heal disease and illness. By far his most famous quote and belief is, "Let food by your medicine and medicine be your food."  

 

     It was Hippocrates who finally freed medicine from the shackles of magic, superstition, and the supernatural.

Hippocrates collected data and conducted experiments to show that disease was a natural process; that the signs and symptoms of a disease were caused by the natural reactions of the body to the disease process; and that the chief role of the physician was to aid the natural resistance of the body to overcome the metabolic imbalance and restore health and harmony to the organism.  Hippocrates was born on the island of Cos, off the southwest coast of Asia Minor, or present-day Turkey, around 460 B.C.  

http://www.greekmedicine.net/whos_who/Hippocrates.html

Painting located in Paris, Bibliothèque nationale

 

 

NOURISH

Because we're all faced with toxins in this modern world and presented with health challenges of our own, everything we can do to help nourish and strengthen our immune system is valid.

Through Hippocrateas we offer the gifts from nature to you

safely and soundly.

 THE BOOK

This book has been my ongoing research project

since 1991. Alas, in 2019 it's finally published!

Get to know your food and how to nourish thyself while also keeping the planet well. All the info you need

for staying well in modern times.

Get the low down on food, water,

and outsmarting toxins with solutions that make a difference for you, your family, and the planet. 

Get the Book Here!

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